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What are ‘nature’s chefs?’ Researchers coin new way of thinking about organisms, species interactions

An interdisciplinary group of researchers is proposing a new way to think of some interactions between species, classifying a variety of plants, animals and fungi as “nature’s chefs.” Specifically, nature’s chefs are organisms that provide food – or the illusion of food – to other organisms. The concept offers a new perspective on species interactions.

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Time for organic growth: Charlotte prof predicts stable economy in 2022

With inflation impacting housing, grocery and gas prices two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, John Connaughton, professor of financial economics for the Belk College of Business at UNC-Charlotte, is forecasting a generally stable 2022 after significant post-lockdown growth in 2021. Connaughton’s analysis showed the annual GDP growth rate will...

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